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Point Imperial Drive

AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
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An 11-mile scenic drive on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
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“pit toilets” (2 reviews)
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AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Long winding road but climbing up to the view a Point Imperial is great. Arrive early or the parking lot will probably be full.

Thank Boyd B
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Well worth the time. HOWEVER, we drove all the way out the park looking for the road, don't think it's marked from lodge. We did return, drove to the end, took the turnouts on the return. Amazing views

Thank rdgtchr
Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a wonderful culmination of our Cape Royal drive. You just can't become jaded to the outstanding far vistas at North Rim, and the highest point in the entire canyon is no exception. You just drive up, park, get out and let your breath be...More

1  Thank amfh
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great views, not to be missed. Visiting in late September provides nice cool weather and almost nobody else there. We had visited the South rim many times, this was our first drive around to the North rim, and found the viewpoints much more varied and...More

Thank 989emmettm
Reviewed 13 September 2016

At the end of the road is the parking area for some fantastic views south and east into the canyon and beyond. Usually less crowed than Bright Angel Point. You can picnic here and they do have four toilets. From this parking area you can...More

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I visited the North Rim on Labor Day, this was my first stop. It was about 11 am and not crowded. The view is incredible and it was quiet. There were a few people having a picnic, which is a perfect spot. I wished I...More

Thank Randall M
Reviewed 4 September 2016

the point sits at the highest elevation of 8803 feet in Grand Canyon. Temperatures are pretty low and hiking is strenuous at this level. Due to rain and strong winds it was very cold when we reached. The views are great from the overlook and...More

Thank kumar_nitin
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was our first stop. It couldn't have been any more perfect. We saw the sunrise here and we were the only people there. It was unbelievable!

Thank Kahley B
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Point Imperial gives you unobstructed views in several directions of the Grand Canyon. And the nearby Angels Window is a very cool rock formation through which you can see the Colorado River

Thank CarynInArizona
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was our first view of the canyon, for my daughter it was her first view ever. The view was in all directions for ages.

Thank KaritaBN
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